Michael Flynn, Kevin MaBone, TEX Rail: Your Tuesday Morning Roundup

Good morning! Here is a look at the stories making news as we start the day.Michael Flynn resigns as Trump's national security adviserPresident Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. The vice president, apparently relying on information from Flynn, initially said the national security adviser had not discussed sanctions with the Russian envoy. However, Flynn later conceded that the issue may have come up.The Justice Department warned the Trump administration weeks ago that contradictions between the public depictions and the actual details of the calls could leave Flynn in a compromised position, the Associated Press reports.Meanwhile: President Trump had his first meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday. The leaders avoided directly criticizing each other in a joint press conference with reporters and stressed continued cooperation between the two countries.Commentary: Embracing America, as told by a U.S. Foreign Service officer.Cashing out: President Trump's frequent tweets about "fake news" may help a California man buy his dream condo. George Bacon, 54, bought the website address FakeNews.com about 11 years ago and says that he has received more than one six-figure offer for the domain.Full coverage: Monday at the White House.  Continue reading...

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